Re: 2.6.11-mm2 + Radeon crash

From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt
Date: Thu Mar 10 2005 - 02:57:41 EST

On Wed, 2005-03-09 at 21:12 +0100, Christian Henz wrote:
> Hi,
> I wanted to try 2.6.11-mm2 for the low latency/realtime lsm stuff and
> I've run into a severe
> problem.
> When I try to start X, my machine reboots. The screen goes dark as
> usual when setting the video mode, but then I get a beep and I'm
> greeted with the BIOS boot messages. This happened 4/5 times i've
> tried, and once the video mode was actually set (at least I saw the
> usual X b/w pattern with some random framebuffer garbage), the machine
> didn't reboot but after that nothing happened. My keyboard was still
> responsive (ie NumLock LED would still go on/off), but i could neither
> kill X with CTRL-ALT-BACKSPACE nor could i switch back to console, so
> I ended up pressing reset.
> After the crashes I booted with a rescue CD to examine the logs, but I
> could not find any obvious errors.
> Everything works nicely on 2.6.10 and earlier kernels. I'm in the
> process of building to see if the crash occurs there.

So ?


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